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prosphoron

[ Greek praws-faw-rawn; English pros-fuh-ron, -fer-uhn ]
/ Greek ˈprɔs fɔ rɔn; English ˈprɒs fəˌrɒn, -fər ən /
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noun Eastern Church.
an uncut loaf of altar bread before it is consecrated.
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Origin of prosphoron

<Greek prósphoron, noun use of neuter of prósphoros useful, fitting, derivative of prosphoráprosphora
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